Karl Yu

Courthouse in Nanaimo. (News Bulletin file)

Nanaimo man guilty of child porn, sex assault charges gets six years in jail

Offender ordered to have no contact with complainant during sentence, says B.C. Prosecution Service

Courthouse in Nanaimo. (News Bulletin file)
Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada, was in the Nanaimo area Saturday, and stopped by COCO Café in Cedar to chat with workers and have lunch. (KARL YU/News Bulletin)

Governor General of Canada hopes businesses follow lead of Vancouver Island café

Governor General Julie Payette hopes businesses become inclusive like COCO Café, near Nanaimo

Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada, was in the Nanaimo area Saturday, and stopped by COCO Café in Cedar to chat with workers and have lunch. (KARL YU/News Bulletin)
Andy Balser, Telus’ vice-president of marketing, announced the company will spend $75 million on fibre optic network connection in Nanaimo and Lantzville on Friday, March 8. (Karl Yu/NEWS BULLETIN)

Telus spending $75M for better internet, cellphone service in Nanaimo area

Work expected to begin in April to connect areas to Telus PureFibre network

Andy Balser, Telus’ vice-president of marketing, announced the company will spend $75 million on fibre optic network connection in Nanaimo and Lantzville on Friday, March 8. (Karl Yu/NEWS BULLETIN)
Courthouse in Nanaimo. (News Bulletin file)

Driver charged in death of Gabriola Island jogger seeks trial

William Sydney Goosman charged with dangerous driving causing death in 2018

Courthouse in Nanaimo. (News Bulletin file)
Nanaimo court house (News Bulletin file)

Nanaimo Clippers say former CEO overcharged, took liquor sales money

Ownership group of B.C. Hockey League team files lawsuit in Supreme Court

Nanaimo court house (News Bulletin file)
RCMP forensic investigators gather evidence in the lobby of the Howard Johnson Harbourside Hotel in Nanaimo, B.C. in 2017, where a man was shot and killed. (News Bulletin file)

Man in Vancouver Island hotel shooting pleads guilty to second-degree murder

Brandon Tyler Woody, from Victoria, to be sentenced in late March in B.C. Supreme Court

RCMP forensic investigators gather evidence in the lobby of the Howard Johnson Harbourside Hotel in Nanaimo, B.C. in 2017, where a man was shot and killed. (News Bulletin file)
Come down to 19 Wing Fitness and Community Centre today between 11am and 4pm to find future employment and post-secondary education opportunities. (Photo by Kieran O’Connor/Black Press Media)

TODAY: Comox career fair matches the right opportunities with the right people

Black Press Extreme Education and Career Fair takes place at 19 Wing Fitness and Community Centre

Come down to 19 Wing Fitness and Community Centre today between 11am and 4pm to find future employment and post-secondary education opportunities. (Photo by Kieran O’Connor/Black Press Media)
Nanaimo riding byelection candidate Sheila Malcolmson and B.C. Premier John Horgan address party members at a party provincial council meeting in Nanaimo Saturday. (KARL YU/News Bulletin)

Want to avoid the speculation tax on your vacant home? Rent it out, Horgan says

Premier John Horgan and Sheila Malcolmson say speculation and vacancy tax addresses homelessness

Nanaimo riding byelection candidate Sheila Malcolmson and B.C. Premier John Horgan address party members at a party provincial council meeting in Nanaimo Saturday. (KARL YU/News Bulletin)
Police at the scene of a March 2016 drive-by shooting in the Wakesiah Avenue area of Nanaimo. Armaan Singh Chandi was arrested in the incident and is standing trial in B.C. Supreme Court in Nanaimo. (News Bulletin file)

Trial underway in 2016 Nanaimo drive-by shooting

Trial of Armaan Singh Chandi underway after co-accused Inderpal Aujla, pleads guilty,

Police at the scene of a March 2016 drive-by shooting in the Wakesiah Avenue area of Nanaimo. Armaan Singh Chandi was arrested in the incident and is standing trial in B.C. Supreme Court in Nanaimo. (News Bulletin file)
Courthouse in Nanaimo. (News Bulletin file)

B.C. man sentenced to 34 months in jail after video recording sex with 14-year-old

John Adam James Landry, 31, of Parksville, entered guilty pleas in Nanaimo provincial court

Courthouse in Nanaimo. (News Bulletin file)
Courthouse in Nanaimo. (News Bulletin file)

Man sentenced after video recording sex with 14-year-old in Parksville

John Adam James Landry, 31, sentenced in provincial court in Nanaimo on Jan. 10

Courthouse in Nanaimo. (News Bulletin file)
The Province of B.C. has committed to work with the Island Corridor Foundation and First Nations to do an assessment of the E&N rail corridor, which encompasses an area that includes Victoria, Courtenay and Nanaimo. (CHRIS BUSH/Black Press)

B.C. gov’t to fund assessment of E&N rail line on Vancouver Island

Ministry of Transportation to work with Island Corridor Foundation, First Nations on train study

The Province of B.C. has committed to work with the Island Corridor Foundation and First Nations to do an assessment of the E&N rail corridor, which encompasses an area that includes Victoria, Courtenay and Nanaimo. (CHRIS BUSH/Black Press)
B.C. government announces $6.4M for residential care home workers

B.C. government announces $6.4M for residential care home workers

Nanaimo and Parksville among Island communities to benefit

B.C. government announces $6.4M for residential care home workers
Nanaimo courthouse (News Bulletin file)

Banned Nanaimo investment advisor loses lawsuit for ex-girlfriend’s house

B.C. Supreme Court judge rules instead that Kenneth Edward Smith must pay back rent

Nanaimo courthouse (News Bulletin file)
Leonard Krog has resigned as MLA of Nanaimo. Krog is also mayor of Nanaimo. (News Bulletin file)

Leonard Krog steps down as MLA of Nanaimo

Nanaimo mayor anticipates byelection call sometime in January

Leonard Krog has resigned as MLA of Nanaimo. Krog is also mayor of Nanaimo. (News Bulletin file)
The union representing workers of B.C. Ferries is in B.C. Supreme Court Nov. 27 and 28 seeking the right to strike. (News Bulletin file)

B.C. ferry workers’ union fights for right to strike

Union in Vancouver Nov. 27-28 for B.C. Supreme Court hearing

The union representing workers of B.C. Ferries is in B.C. Supreme Court Nov. 27 and 28 seeking the right to strike. (News Bulletin file)
Cutting down 25 trees costs B.C. man more than $80,000

Cutting down 25 trees costs B.C. man more than $80,000

Former city council candidate illegally dropped alder and maple in pricey Nanaimo neighbourhood

Cutting down 25 trees costs B.C. man more than $80,000
(News Bulletin file)

Vancouver Island restaurant owner sentenced for sexual interference with a minor

Talal El Bakkar sentenced in Nanaimo court to nine months’ jail time

(News Bulletin file)
(News Bulletin file)

B.C. man busted in Creep Catchers-style sting sentenced to two years

Raymond Christopher Scott Dewell sentenced in provincial court in Nanaimo

(News Bulletin file)
Gary Kenneth Bob, the man responsible for Rascal, a terrier surrendered to the B.C. SPCA with severe flea infestation in 2017, pictured here, gave a $750 donation to the SPCA prior to his sentencing on Oct. 30 at provincial court in Nanaimo. (Submitted photo)

Man who was caring for dog infested with 100,000 fleas sentenced in Nanaimo

Gary Kenneth Bob, 60, donated $750 to B.C. SPCA prior to sentencing

Gary Kenneth Bob, the man responsible for Rascal, a terrier surrendered to the B.C. SPCA with severe flea infestation in 2017, pictured here, gave a $750 donation to the SPCA prior to his sentencing on Oct. 30 at provincial court in Nanaimo. (Submitted photo)